Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
August 20, 2012 10:57 am EDT


MANSFIELD — Betty M. Smith, 87, died Aug. 16, 2012.

Betty was born Jan. 18, 1925, in Mansfield, to Clarence and Hazel (Fike) Johns. Betty was active as a member of the Bellville United Methodist Church, helping with church dinners. She also volunteered as a Gray Lady in the Bellville Schools and Safety Town.

Surviving are two daughters, Connie (Dwain) Swank of Mansfield and Sharon “Sharry” (Larry) Gatton of Bellville, four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; and siblings, Raymond and Marlene Kvochick, Joanne Johns Wells, Melvin Johns and Rodney Johns.

Preceded by parents; husband, Eugene Smith; siblings, Ruth and Loretta Wirick, Robert and Daniel Johns, Peggy, Bob, Junior and Jack Kvochick.

Visitation is today, 6 to 8 p.m., Bellville Snyder Funeral Home, where funeral service will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. Pastor Mike Cloud will officiate. Burial in Bellville Cemetery.

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